Jones won’t rule out Dez returning to Cowboys

Covered NFL since 1997, Cowboys since 2003 Previously covered Bengals and Dolphins Lives in Dallas area with his wife and two children INDIANAPOLIS — Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones is not opposed to Dez Bryant’s return to the franchise. The wide receiver was released following the 2017

Saints GM: Signing Drew Brees before FA is 'our goal'

It’s been nine days since Drew Brees announced he would be returning for his 20th season and his 15th with the New Orleans Saints. And yet the quarterback’s contract situation is still unresolved. Brees is set to be an unrestricted free agent when the new league year begin on March

Opinion: Chase Young is the perfect NFL draft pick for hometown Washington Redskins

INDIANAPOLIS — This might be too good to be true. Chase Young is supposedly a better prospect than Jadeveon Clowney, Julius Peppers and Myles Garrett – not all three of them together, silly, but something like that. You know what comes with this NFL draft business. There are always comparisons.

Punter steals show at combine on bench press

Covered Broncos for nine years for Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News Previously covered Steelers, Bills and Titans Member of Pro Football Hall of Fame Board of Selectors since 1999 INDIANAPOLIS — In a sea of All-Americans and award winners from this past college football season at the NFL scouting

Chase Young confident he's 'best player' in '20 draft

INDIANAPOLIS — Any projected top-5 pick usually has a strong case for being called the best player in the draft, but Chase Young doesn’t need the debate. He’s confident there is no debate — he is, in his eyes, the No. 1 prospect. "I definitely think I’m the best player

Ortiz estate sale ranges from baseball to decor

WESTON, Mass. — Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is cleaning house, and you might be surprised by what he’s selling. The man known to Red Sox fans as Big Papi is, of course, selling tons of memorabilia from his baseball career. But he is also selling other sundry

What if Mike Trout had been on the 2017 Astros? It could have happened

ESPN baseball columnist/feature writer Former editor-in-chief of Baseball Prospectus Co-author of “The Only Rule Is It Has To Work” In 2009, before he was drafted by the Los Angeles Angels, Mike Trout had committed to play baseball at East Carolina University. Because Trout has gone on to have the most

MLB appoints Kerwin Danley as first black umpire crew chief

Major League Baseball appointed Kerwin Danley as the first African American umpire crew chief, the league announced Thursday.  Danley, who called his first game in the majors in 1992 and began full-time with the league in 1998, has worked two World Series, two All-star Games and 10 postseason rounds. According to, he totaled just four